searching for text in middle of a string

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  • #64258

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    I have a string 1234=4578

    $S = "1234=4578"

    How would I look up only "4578"

    Also, where can I learn more about all these special regex conditions? I only know the basics now.

    I couldn't find anything in Google.

  • #64260

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    Your example is probably too simplistic, you'd want to define what the possible values could/should be to make a proper regex. You can test them here. I like this one more, but its unreachable for me at the moment.

  • #64263

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    In this case, you wouldn't need to use a regex. You can split the string at the equal sign and select the 2nd item of the array returned by -split.

    ($S -split '=')[1]

    If you want to use a regex the following simple pattern would work.

    if ($S -match '=(.*)$') {

    I hope above helps.

  • #64264

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    I couldn't find anything in Google.

    Really? What did you search for?
    Regular Expressions

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